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Clyce Kilby Drinkard, 88, of Thomasville died Nov. 9 at Mobile Infirmary.
He was born Nov. 2, 1922 in Clarke County. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He was a World War II United States Army veteran. He was a retired road superintendent with Scotch Lumber Company.
Survivors include two sons, Daryl C. (Susan) Drinkard, Dennis (Wanda) Drinkard, all of Thomasville; two daughters, Adrian Drinkard, Lisa (Mike) Williams, all of Thomasville; 10 grandchildren, Shane Thibodeaux, Sean Thibodeaux, LaShaye Thibodeaux, Matt Drinkard, Cody Drinkard, Hali Givens, Taylor Williams, Tanner Williams, Whitney Drinkard, Chloe Drinkard; eight great-grandchildren, Easton Thibodeaux, Crimson Thibodeaux, Kaitlyn Thibodeaux, Corrigan Thibodeaux, Cody Shoemaker, Brayden Williams, Mary Kendyl Williams, and Annalee Givens.
The service was Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. with Revs. Bill Faircloth and Ty Parten officiating. Burial was in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Thomasville. O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.
Active pallbearers were Shane Thibodeaux, Sean Thibodeaux, Matt Drinkard, Cody Drinkard, Taylor Williams, Tanner Williams and Daniel Givens.
Honorary pallbearers were Dr. R.D. Neal, James Haskew, Jack McHaney, Julius Johnson, Tiny Drinkard, Don Jordan, Jim Criswell, Dennis Dixon, Bobby Anderson, Willard Gates, Ernest Slade, Gerald Gregory, Jack Bishop, Lloyd Gilchrist, Lawrence "Tater Bug" Champion, Doug Drinkard and Ranjeed Acharya.

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